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03 February 2016
Shrove Tuesday is the day before Ash Wednesday. The word shrove means to obtain absolution for one's sins by way of confession and penance. This is probably why it is referred to as Pancake Day as this day was always associated with eating rich foods made with eggs, sugar and butter, such as pancakes.
Making a pancake used up ingredients such as fat and eggs, the
consumption of which was a restricted during the fasting associated with
I have our tried and tested recipe here for Pancakes but you just need
the “Wright” flour with your milk and eggs! Deb the Bread